Perniö

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PERNIÖ

Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Incorporated into : 2009 Salo

Perniö Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Punaisessa kentässä kaateinen auranterä, josta kasvaa viisi lehmuksen lehteä; kaikki kultaa.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 22, 1957.

The plough iron is a symbol for the agricultural character of the village. The linden leaves are a canting symbol, pärnä being an old Finnish word for linden.

Arms of Perniö

The arms on a road sign
Arms of Perniö

The arms on the town hall

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Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.